A jury in Houston on Thursday afternoon found it was not a defect in GM's ignition switch that was responsible for the 2011 wreck that injured Zachary Stevens and killed another, clearing the automotive giant following a three-week trial in a suit brought by Stevens.
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul can proceed with his privacy suit against ESPN over a tweet depicting a photograph of his medical records, a Florida federal judge held Thursday, declining to toss the dispute despite First Amendment arguments raised by the media outlet.
Embattled automaker Volkswagen AG told a California federal judge during a hearing on Thursday that it has reached a settlement with more than 650 U.S. franchise dealerships to buy back cars rendered unsellable by its diesel emissions scandal, saying that the agreement will be filed with the court before October.
An immigrant whose work authorization period was reduced after a Texas judge blocked President Barack Obama’s immigration executive actions filed a complaint Thursday seeking to exempt New York residents from the Texas injunction, arguing that it is “unlawfully broad.”
Mylan NV on Thursday said it would be expanding its program to help customers pay for its epinephrine injector EpiPen, in a move U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and America's Health Insurance Plans called inadequate to address its more than 400 percent increase of the drug’s price over seven years.
A California federal court on Wednesday shut down a bid for a new trial and let stand a $140 million jury award against Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc. for patent infringement, saying the company didn't even try to show how Power Integrations Inc.’s evidence was either unreliable or insufficient.
The First Circuit on Wednesday handed a win to Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in its fight against an amended Puerto Rico tax law that allegedly affects only the megaretailer, agreeing with a district court that the tax is clearly “discriminatory” and affirming a permanent injunction on its enforcement.
By Ed Beeson